Mewries

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Mewries
Melrose Town Centre from Quarry Hill - geograph.org.uk - 609004.jpg
Mewries is located in Scottish Borders
Mewries
Mewries
Location within the Mairches
Population1,671 (2001)
OS grid referenceNT5434
Cooncil area
Lieutenancy area
KintraScotland
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Post tounMELROSE
Postcode destrictTD6
Diallin code01896
PoliceScots
FireScots
AmbulanceScots
EU PairlamentScotland
UK Pairlament
Scots Pairlament
Leet o places
UK
Scotland
55°35′53″N 2°43′52″W / 55.598°N 2.731°W / 55.598; -2.731Coordinates: 55°35′53″N 2°43′52″W / 55.598°N 2.731°W / 55.598; -2.731

Mewries (Scots Gaelic: Maolros, "bald muir",[1] Inglis: Melrose) is a smaw toun an ceevil parish in the Mairches, heestorically in Roxburghshire.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Gaelic Placenames collected by Iain Mac an Tailleir (2003)
  2. "Database: Melrose". Gaelic Place-names of Scotland. Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba. Archived frae the original on 27 Mairch 2016. Retrieved 31 October 2011.